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Minimalist Browser for Mac

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    Apr. 12, 2012
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Editors' Review


Some users may find modern Web browsers too complicated for basic Internet use. Minimalist Browser for Mac accomplishes its goal of presenting a less complicated browsing experience, but ultimately appears incomplete.

There were no unnecessary steps required to download and install Minimalist Browser for Mac. After installation, there did not appear to be any technical support for updates, but the first page in the browser was a rudimentary instruction page. The program, itself, is just a Web page window with no control or URL bar. Navigation is limited to a key combination that brings up a Google search and a right click that allows movement back and forward to different pages. This interface is poor and gives the user no real control over the Web browsing experience. The lack of a way to enter a direct URL is especially noticeable and diminishes the program's usability. Minimalist Browser for Mac feels more like a programming experiment than a useful browser. On the plus side, the browser does operate smoothly and brings up Web pages without any display errors.

While functional, Minimalist Browser for Mac may have oversimplified the approach too much. We're all for simplicity, but not at the cost of key features.

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User Reviews

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1 stars

"Appears to be non-functional"

December 08, 2015  |  By pe0m

2015-12-08 23:30:00  |  By pe0m

 |  Version: Minimalist Browser 1.0


This product did not cost anything.


This product did not do anything.


Is this some kind of a joke? I could not even copy in or type in a URL. I have no idea of how it is supposed to work. It appears as a dead window.

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1 stars

"Horrible. Move along..."

August 12, 2013  |  By poetfreak

2013-08-12 06:54:41  |  By poetfreak

 |  Version: Minimalist Browser 1.0


It doesn't crash? It doesn't really work ... but it doesn't crash. :D


Pages render badly, interface sucks, I am all for lightweight, but this is worthless.


Internet Explorer was a better mac browser!

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5 stars

"Simple & Effective"

April 13, 2012  |  By way29

2012-04-13 05:29:24  |  By way29

 |  Version: Minimalist Browser 1.0


I am always looking for ways to simplify things and this is the answer at least for web browsers.


Doesnt waste enough of my time;-)


I would recommend this as an alternative to normal web browsers when you want to focus.

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Full Specifications

Publisher Regedanzter
Publisher web site
Release Date April 12, 2012
Date Added April 12, 2012
Version 1.0
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.3/10.4/10.4 Intel/10.4 PPC/10.5/10.5 Intel/10.6/10.7/10.8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.97MB
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Total Downloads 4,945
Downloads Last Week 1
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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